Britannia

29107
Nominal Guns30EICS
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
Launched10.1731EICS
How acquiredPurpose builtEICS
ShipyardLondon - Thames EICS
ConstructorThomas WestEICS
CategoryMerchantEICS
Ship TypeEast Indiaman EICS
Sailing RigShip RiggedEICS
Sold for Break Up1744EICS

Owners


DatesOwnerSource
1731/10 - 1740Joseph GroveEICS

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1732 - 1734Captain (HEIC)Caleb Grantham (d.1762)EICS1735 - 1737Captain (HEIC)Phineas FrognallEICS1738 - 1743Captain (HEIC)John SumnerEICS


Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Rated at 499 tons, 99 crew, 30 guns.

Voyages:

(1) 1732/3 Madras and Bengal. Capt Caleb Grantham. Downs 3 Mar 1733 - 28 Jun Madras - 15 Aug Rogues River - 24 Dec Madras - 1 Jun St Helena - 12 Aug Downs.

(2) 1735/6 Mokha and Bombay. Capt Phineas Frognall. Downs 10 Dec 1735 - 22 Feb 1736 Cape - 5 May Mokha - 9 Sep Bombay - 18 Oct Cochin - 25 Oct Anjengo - 18 Jan 1737 St Helena - 28 Apr Downs.

(3) 1738/9 St Helena and Benkulen. Capt John Summer. Downs 14 Dec 1738 - 25 Feb 1739 St Helena - 16 Jun Batavia - 14 Jul Benkulen - 16 Sep Moco Moco - 8 Oct Ipoh - 27 Oct Laye - 10 Nov Bertoonan - 22 Nov Benkulen - 10 Mar 1740 St Helena - 16 Sep Downs.

(4) 1741/2 Bandar Abbas and Bombay. Capt John Sumner. Downs 22 Feb 1742 - 17 Jun Johanna - 2 Aug Bandar Abbas - 4 Oct Bombay - 4 Dec Tellicherry - 29 Dec Calicut - 3 Jan 1743 Tellicherry - 12 Jan Cochin - 17 Jan Anjengo - 23 Jan Cochin - 28 Jan Calicut - 31 Jan Tellicherry - 22 Feb Anjengo - 21 May St Helena - 7 Sep Downs.



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EICSEast India Company ShipsAndrea CordaniWeb Site
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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